Medical Technologists rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $31.49 per hour; Emergency Room Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $28.98, while Registered Nurses and Mammography Technologists rank near the top as well ($28.07 and around $21.19, respectively). With salaries averaging approximately $11.59, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at WellStar Health System.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.48 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Ga.; Powder Springs, Ga. (around $27.02), Atlanta, Ga. ($26.20), and Austell, Ga. (about $19.03) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Douglasville, Ga.; in fact, at $12.51 it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $17.29 per hour on average. The largest fraction of WellStar Health System people (28 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $17.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $28.65 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at WellStar Health System have an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), earning approximately $29.04 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Intensive Care Unit in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $27.99 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Acute Care; on the survey, about one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Emergency Room, Customer Service, and Elder Care are also desirable skills.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 29 percent. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. WellStar Health System provides health insurance to most survey participants, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. WellStar Health System employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.